Machinery Orders in March, 2022 and Forecast for Apr.- Jun. 2022
The total value of machinery orders received by 280 manufacturers operating in Japan increased by 2.5% in March from the previous month on a seasonally adjusted basis. In January-March period it decreased by 9.7% compared with the previous quarter.
Private-sector machinery orders, excluding volatile ones for ships and those from electric power companies, increased a seasonally adjusted by 7.1% in March, and showed decreased by 3.6% in January-March period.
In the April-June period the total amount of machinery orders was forecasted to increase by 5.2% and private-sector orders, excluding volatile ones, were forecasted to decrease by 8.1% from the previous quarter respectively. This forecast was basically made by summing up the figures from 280 machinery manufacturers.
- Chart-1 Total Value of Machinery Orders and Chart-2 Private Sector (exc. Volatile Orders)
- Table-1 Machinery Orders by Sectors
- Table-2 Percentage Change by Industrial Classification in Private Sector